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Ptarmigan Peak
Weather Forecast, United States

 

Ptarmigan Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed afternoon, min -10°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Wed morning, strong winds from the SW by Thu afternoon).

(Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sat morning, min -17°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the W on Sat morning, gales from the NW by Mon morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
15 NW15
25 WNW25
15 W15
25 SW25
45 SW45
35 WSW35
35 WSW35
35 WNW35
35 W35
25 W25
60 WSW60
60 WSW60
40 WNW40
60 NW60
45 NNW45
60 NNW60
55 NW55
35 NW35
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Rain
Rain mm
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Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - 1 2 - - - 5 1 - - - - -
High °C
3 4 0 3 4 -3 -6 -7 -10 -3 -3 -7 -15 -15 -16 -9 -7 -8
Low °C
-2 2 -2 -1 1 -8 -7 -7 -10 -8 -5 -15 -17 -15 -17 -13 -8 -10
Chill °C
-2 -1 -5 -3 -2 -11 -14 -16 -21 -11 -13 -17 -29 -29 -28 -22 -18 -17
Freezing level m
3850 4700 4000 4100 4650 3400 3200 3250 2450 2850 3850 3000 1800 2200 1550 1700 2950 2250
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
34034-3-6-7-10-3-3-7-15-15-16-9-7-8894891-1-2-623-3-10-9-11-5-3-6
Sunrise
7:15 - - 7:16 - - 7:16 - - 7:18 - - 7:18 - - 7:20 - -
Sunset
- 6:23 - - 6:22 - - 6:21 - - 6:20 - - 6:19 - - 6:16 -

Ptarmigan Peak Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Ptarmigan Peak is: A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed afternoon, min -10°C on Fri night)Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Wed morning, strong winds from the SW by Thu afternoon).

Ptarmigan Peak Weather (Days 3-6):

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sat nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Sat morning, min -17°C on Sun morning)Winds increasing (moderate winds from the W on Sat morning, gales from the NW by Mon morning).

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Ptarmigan Peak at the specific elevation of 4188 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Ptarmigan Peak. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Colorado.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Leadville Airport
15 km WNW
3028m alt.
2 hours ago
8.9° C
clear
Clear
13
Light winds from the N
(13 kph at 10).
16 km
Buena Vista
37 km S
2422m alt.
2 hours ago
8.4° C
clear
Clear
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Red Cliff Pass Airport
37 km N
3680m alt.
2 hours ago
4° C
clear
Clear
9
Light winds from the W
(9 kph at 270).
16 km
Cottonwood Pass (CO)
41 km S
2995m alt.
2 hours ago
10° C
clear
Clear
7
Light winds from the ESE
(7 kph at 120).
16 km
Wilkerson Pass
58 km E
3438m alt.
2 hours ago
6° C
clear
Clear
7
Light winds from the NW
(7 kph at 310).
16 km

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Ptarmigan Peak and within an acceptable time window.